Hundreds of Forney families enjoyed the Forney Unity Bowl Parade on Saturday morning and although it was much shorter than in years past, the children attending had a blast seeing it pass through downtown while collecting lots of candy.
At the recent monthly meeting of the Forney Chamber of Commerce it was announced that the business organization will soon hold its 4th annual Business Expo and that this year the event will include a new section entitled “Savory Samplers”.
The Forney High School Jackrabbit Players delivered a smash hit with each of their recent performances of “Junie B. Jones The Musical”.
Performing three consecutive nights, the musicals very talented cast packed the FHS Performing Arts Center
The October meeting of the Forney Chamber of Commerce was held on Thursday at the Forney Best Western where many chamber members immensely enjoyed an awesome lunchtime performance by the Crosby Elementary School Choir.
With the economy steadily rebounding since the Great Recession, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently conducted an in-depth analysis of the 2016 Fastest Growing Cities in the United States, and Frisco, Texas was selected as the #1 Fastest Growing City.
On Tuesday night Forney Mayor Rick Wilson made three employee related presentations beginning with an official proclamation recognizing Fire Prevention Week. Joining Mayor Wilson, almost the entire fire department lined up to listen as he described the importance of fire safety.
For the second consecutive year, Forney resident William “Wil” Rigdon has been named “2016 On Air Personality of the Year - Small Markets" by Texas Regional Radio Music Awards (TRRMA).
As part of Walmart’s continued focus on improving and enhancing the store experience for associates and customers, the company recently awarded $24.5 million in second quarter cash bonuses to 103,500 hourly associates in Texas.
Residents will soon have a unique shopping destination in Downtown Forney, as Six Eleven Co. will be opening its doors in the coming weeks. Located at 201 E. Broad or more commonly referred to as the Forney Cotton Gin, which also houses several other shops including Doxa and the recently relocated Whimsy.
The Forney Firefighters Combat Challenge Team recently took 3rd Place in the Team Competition, which consists of a compilation of individual times, held in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 16th and 17th.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently released information from the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, (STAAR) test results as well as campus and district distinctions for the 2015-2016 school year.
Forney ISD received a Met Standards rating for the school year and several campuses received honor distinctions as well.
In remembrance of September 11th, the Mission Possible Kids of the First United Methodist Church in Forney visited and prayed with Forney police, firefighters and first responders on Sunday afternoon.